Fire at gas station near Qualicum Beach could have been a lot worse

!This camper van caught fire Sunday afternoon while being filled with propane at the Super Save Gas station on the Island Highway just outside Qualicum Beach. Our thanks to reader Nory Johrden for providing us with this photo. - NORY JOHRDEN PHOTO
  • posted Jul 26, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Quick response by employee and firefighters was key to avoiding a major disaster, says fire chief

News

Foreign buying in Metro Vancouver now pegged at 10 per cent

  • updated Jul 26, 2016 at 4:22 PM

New data released a day after province's announcement of 15 per cent tax on real estate purchases by foreign citizens in region

Opinion

BC VIEWS: Housing ‘crisis’ decades in the making

  • posted Jul 26, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Expo 86, and later the Vancouver Olympics, were designed to put B.C. and Vancouver on the world map

News

Transgender rights 'must be seen'

  • posted Jul 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

B.C. Liberals Laurie Throness and Marvin Hunt disagree as Premier Christy Clark reverses position on Human Rights Code

Sports

Breakers off to big meet in California

  • updated Jul 26, 2016 at 10:29 AM

Ravensong Aquatic Club sends four swimmers to largest meet of its kind this week

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World News

Spain: Moroccans arrested for financing Islamic State group

  • updated Jul 27, 2016 at 6:31 AM

Spain: Moroccans arrested for financing Islamic State group

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